Best Dog Food Bowls: Designer Dog Food Bowls with a Kick
I’m always on the hunt for great designs and great pieces. While exploring on Etsy (which is my part time job :) I discovered CC2K who does some great, funky and fun designs. CC2K is the brainchild of Miha Skalar who lives in Slovenia. He is a graduate engineer of metallurgy and special materials by profession. If you are asking yourself what is Metallurgy it is: the branch of science and technology concerned with the properties of metals and their production and purification. He did graphic design at a printing shop and he does interior design and home decor projects for fun.
CC2K Design’s specialty is handmade plastic lamps and handmade wooden pet bowl stands. CC2K has the following vision: I like to design and make product, which are useful, functional and decorative at same time. Design and craftsmanship of all the products that we sell are handcrafted and have a unique design aesthetic that is uniquely our own.
How did this all come about?: It all started in fall 2013, when I was doing a shop for my girlfriend a dog groomer and we needed lamps for it. Pet bowls started out similarly as the lamps. Lack of the unique ideas on the market, made me think about useful and decorative items for home, at the same time. I made a first stand for my girlfriend’s dog as a birthday gift.
The pet bowl stands are cut out from different kinds of wood and painted with water based colors safe for children's toys. CC2k did all kinds of shapes: flowers, smudges, toast, hamburger, coffee cup, midnight sky, apple sign, modern shape, etc. If a customer wants custom order of some other shape, or ones of the above, they let me know their wishes, and I’ll sketch them first, and after they decide on a sketch, I make them come true. Shape, height, color and diameter of the bowls ... it’s entirely up to them.
I curated 3 of my favorite designs and why I like each one:
Stripy Block Pet Bowl-Handmade Dog Bowl Stand - I love this design because I see it as a great piece of decor and not an eye-sore. I love the different colors/tones of wood in the bowls.
Double Burger Food/ Water Bowl - This water/food bowl makes me laugh. It's funky and it's fun! It reminds me of the vintage McDonalds Hamburglar ads.
SunFlower Power Dog Bowl - This is so fun!! If you are looking for a pop of color, this is the stand for you. Why have flowers in the house when this is a part of your decor?!